Scripture Reflections for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Year C, Lectionary 66

Hate feeling lost on Sundays at church? Searching for a better explanation of the Bible than what you hear from your pastor's sermon? Check out the following collection of audio, video, and text commentaries from various Christian experts for a better understanding of today's scripture that deal with: AbundanceAcceptAdamCommunityCrossDoubtEveFaithFollowGiftGloryGraceGratefulHoly SpiritHopeIllnessInterpretationJoyLoveMarriageMartin Luther King Jr.MaryMiracleMusicObediencePrayerPriestProclaimPurificationRevelationSalvationSightTonguesTransformationTrustUnityWineWorks

Isaiah 62:1-5
Psalm 96:1-3, 7-10
John 2:1-11
"The Wedding at Cana and Jesus' Response to Mary" | Brant Pitre |
Fr. Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ |

“The Lord who once communicated the divine presence in such a remote and terrifying form, now reveals it in an event as human as a village wedding”

"An abundance of wine" | Fr. Geoffrey Plant |

“the coming of Jesus was to bring about the reconciliation between the groom and bride. That the broken home, the broken relationship may be mended and that the eternal marriage may begin”

Fr. Emmanuel Ochigbo |

“Jesus is at work within congregations big and small. Catholic Protestant, Orthodox, and so many more who keep the hope of resurrection alive who time and again answer Christ's call to be vessels of hope in a world in need of some miracles.”

Jessie Bazan |

“when Jesus comes to us humanity is being married to divinity and divinity is married to humanity all in the person of Jesus”

Monsignor Raymond East |
Fr. Tony Ricard |
Fr. Hugh Gillespie |
Fr. Addisalem Mekonnen |
Overall Readings

“in that very beautiful well-known text about the wedding feast of Cana used so many times when couples get married reminding them: did you invite Jesus to your wedding?”

"The Voice" | Fr. Stephen Thorne |
Paige Byrne Shortal |
Jane E. Regan |